Archive for December 16th, 2010

Six Chechen officials to visit USM’s Lewiston-Auburn campus

On Wednesday, December 15, six members of the Chechen Republic Parliament will spend the day in Lewiston-Auburn, visiting and touring the town and campus.  Read about their visit in the December 13 Lewiston Sun Journal. The story was also covered by WCSH-TV Channel 6.

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Carlene Goldman obituary in The Portland Press Herald

Read the December 11 Portland Press Herald obituary of USM alumna and former Muskie School director of student affairs Carlene Goldman.

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Lewis S. Incze talks about the Census of Marine Life with Jennifer Rooks on MBPN

Watch the December 10 “Maine Watch” on MPBN featuring Director & Research Professor of Environmental Science Lewis S. Incze talking about the Census of Marine Life and the biodiversity in the Gulf of Maine.

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Reza Jalali gives talk in Northport on Iran-U.S. relationships

On December 10, a talk given by Reza Jalali, coordinator of Multicultural Affairs, on “Iran-U.S. Relationships: Hopes and Fears” was aired as part of MBPN’s “Speaking in Maine” series.  The full talk also is available for listening on the Mid-Coast Forum on Foreign Relations website.  To listen to Jalali, visit the second link and scroll down to his section.

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USM to offer a Doctor of Nursing degree

On December 9, WABI Channel 5 did a story about USM’s new Doctor of nursing degree, which will be offered at the beginning of next year.  Watch the video on the WABI website.

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Samantha LangleyTurnbaugh’s research in Washing Post

Read the December 7 Washington Post article about Associate Vice President of Academic Affairs for Research, Scholarship & Creative Activity Samantha Langely-Turnbaugh’s research on samples collected by her student Bill Yeo.

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Wendy Chapkis interviewed by ABC News

On December 7, ABC News did a story about cooking with medical marijuana.  Professor of Sociology Wendy Chapkis was interviewed for the story and her comments appear in the online text that accompanies the video about a medical marijuana cookbook and cafes in Oregon and Colorado.

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Matthew Bampton partners with researchers at Maine Medical Center

Associate Professor of Geography and Anthropology Matthew Bampton is Maine Medical Center as it participates in a national longitudinal study of children’s health in the United States.  Read more about the study and its background in a December 6 Portland Press Herald article.

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41-year-old wrestler at USM

On December 4, Yahoo Sports featured a blog about Rick Chipman, a 41-year-old USM freshman in the wrestling program.

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Jan Phillips quoted in the Lewiston Sun Journal

USM Associate Dean for Community Relations at Lewiston-Auburn College Jan Phillips was quoted in a December 4 Lewiston Sun Journal article about the new “First Class” program at College for ME-Androscoggin.  Phillips is also chairwoman of College for ME-Androscoggin, and has been working hard to raise money for its implementation.

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